Cooking Category: Entrées

 

Cachapas

Cachapas

June 15, 2014

  The first time I ate cachapas was from a food cart near my mom’s job in my hometown in Dominican Republic. I was about 14 years old. It was so tasty. I still remember…

Gyudon (Beef Bowl)

Gyudon (Beef Bowl)

March 23, 2014

  Ever since I was introduced to the Japanese cuisine, I was hooked with the beef bowl. It has rice. I like rice. It has beef and pickled ginger. I love meat and ginger root….

How To Make Make Soba or Udon Soup

How To Make Make Soba or Udon Soup

January 13, 2014

  This post is not exactly a recipe, but an idea giver on how to make soba or udon soup in a blink of an eye. The first time I tried this product, Yamaki Soba…

Pancit Bihon

Pancit Bihon

December 23, 2013

  Pancit is a traditional Filipino dish and it means noodles. Their belief is that you live a long life when you never “cut” the noodles. That’s right. You cook it exactly how it comes…

Duxelles

Duxelles

September 17, 2013

  I hold a special place in my culinary heart for duxelles and tomato fondue. These two recipes were among the first ones that I learned in culinary school. Both dishes take me to heaven…

How To Make Arugula Pesto

How To Make Arugula Pesto

July 3, 2013

  Out of all the greens you can use to make pesto, arugula is by far my favorite. There are different ways to make it. If you are planning to freeze it or simply save…

Grilled Spice-Rubbed Skirt Steak

Grilled Spice-Rubbed Skirt Steak

June 6, 2013

  Summer days are in air. I look for any excuse to grill, because I could all-year round. This is one of the many recipes that have passed by my kitchen lately. The marinating process…

Grilled Marinated Skirt Steak With Wild Arugula Salad And Goat Cheese

Grilled Marinated Skirt Steak With Wild Arugula Salad And Goat Cheese

May 24, 2013

  People say men are meat eaters, then I must be half a man because one loves meat. I have been craving for a great piece of grilled steak all week long. The blend of…

Grilled Skirt Steak Salad With Mozzarella Pearls

Grilled Skirt Steak Salad With Mozzarella Pearls

April 12, 2012

  Juicy and tasty skirt steak served with mozzarella pearls and drizzled with balsamic reduction. One of our favorite grilling recipes and it is easy and equally delicious!

Shrimp Pasta With Olive Oil and Wine

Shrimp Pasta With Olive Oil and Wine

December 20, 2011

  Pasta, pasta, pasta. I think pasta is very versatile. You can make many different dishes with it and it never goes out of style. There is nothing better than a good plate of well-seasoned…

Grilled Ribeye Steak With French Fries and Sauce Choron

Grilled Ribeye Steak With French Fries and Sauce Choron

September 5, 2011

Sauce Choron is by far, one of my favorite sauces based on butter fondue. It is fairly easy to make and fairly easy to break at the same time. I am here to show you…

Sautéed Pork Chops With Sweet Savory Sauce

Sautéed Pork Chops With Sweet Savory Sauce

April 13, 2011

  Pork Chops played a huge part in my training throughout level 1, 2 and 3 at the FCI. I had to master many recipes where the main star was pork chops. Every time I…

Grilled Marinated Strip Loin Steak With Baby Carrots Glacer á Brun

Grilled Marinated Strip Loin Steak With Baby Carrots Glacer á Brun

March 25, 2011

  This recipe came from my desire to have a nice meal with Honey Bunch yesterday. I was craving for grilled steak and what better way to have it than marinated. Delish!   Take all…